Buffalo Sabres defeat Boston Bruins, 3-2

For approximately five minutes, after his coach gave him the hook at 6:08 of the second period, Tim Thomas disappeared into the hallway before returning to the bench.

“When you get angry,’’ Thomas said, “you’ve got to take a few minutes to settle down.’’

A goalie is often a reflection of the team in front of him. Last night held to that rule, with two first-period pucks ticking off Dennis Wideman before finding their way past Thomas, and the last goal coming off boo-...

BOSTON (AP) The way Ryan Miller and the Buffalo Sabres are closing out games could make them extremely tough to face a few weeks from now.

Tyler Myers had a goal and set up Paul Gaustad's score to lift the surging Sabres to their sixth win in seven games, 3-2 over the Boston Bruins on Monday night.

Miller made 40 saves, including Marco Sturm's penalty shot in the first period and Mark Recchi's shot from the edge of the crease as the final horn sounded, in a matchup o...

Like his Olympic counterpart at the other end of the ice, Ryan Miller encountered some bad bounces.

There was David Krejci’s sneaky goal to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead 7:43 into the first period. Crouched in the butterfly, Miller slid out to stop Krejci’s wrap-around attempt, only to watch the center nick it off the post with his backhand, then slip it quickly behind Miller’s skate.

Then there was Dennis Seidenberg’s wrist shot from the point that deflected off his le...